The Master of Arts in English at Belmont is a community-based program tailored for working adults which seeks to expand students' knowledge and understanding of literature by enhancing their abilities in critical reading, in practical literary analysis, and in effective written and oral communication. The program offers evening and summer classes; small class size (usually 5-12 students); careful, personalized mentoring; innovative teaching across a variety of challenging courses; textual, historical, and theoretical studies of British, American, and multicultural literature's; a broad perception of the theoretical and practical issues in the discipline of English;a recognized advanced degree for teaching and for other careers requiring superior oral and written communication; and, beginning in 2001, online courses.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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Master's College or University I
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